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e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning by Richard E. Mayer, Ruth C. Clark

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12.6. Group Roles and Assignments in CSCL

The outcomes in face-to-face team learning assignments are affected by the structure of the group process, including roles assigned to team members. In this section we summarize two studies that examine the influence of team member role assignments on CSCL interactions.

RESEARCH THUMBNAIL

Roles in Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Online Discussions

Authors: De Wever, Van Winckle, and Valcke (2006)

Type of Study: Quasi experimental

Task: Development of treatment plans for clinical pediatric cases

Outcome Measures: Depth of group discussions

Teams: Groups of four or five medical interns

Technology: Asynchronous discussions

Comparison: Student versus instructor discussion moderation and alternative treatment ...

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